35 Finalists in the 2020 National Merit® Scholarship Program - Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
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35 Finalists in the 2020 National Merit® Scholarship Program

Aurora, IL, February 13, 2020 – All 35 of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy® (IMSA) students who were semifinalists in The National Merit® Scholarship Program have been named Finalists in the 2020 competition. IMSA finalists represent 23 different communities throughout Illinois.

IMSA’s Finalists in the 2020 National Merit® Scholarship Program

First Name Last Name Hometown
Peter Baffoe Schaumburg
Frances E. Balto Chicago
Zoe M. Berthold Park Ridge
Nishant Bhamidipati Bloomington
Jay H. Dong Dunlap
Andrew Du Naperville
Nikita Elkin Lake Bluff
Ajay K. Jayaraman Dunlap
Max T. Knutson Hawthorn Woods
Torin Kovach Moline
Elizaveta M. Kuzmina Elgin
Matthew Lee North Aurora
Jacob H. Levine Riverside
Mingyang Li Naperville
Richard Ma Lake Bluff
Michael J. McKelvie Sycamore
Jodie Meng Naperville
Sabrina P. Meng Rockford
Krishnachandra Nair Aurora
Ishan Nikam Aurora
WonJun Park Northbrook
Sophia J. Pribus Riverwoods
Aaron J. Rodrigues Aurora
Moksh H. Shah Aurora
Nathan A. Shwatal West Chicago
Arohi Singh Lombard
Yatri N. Sutaria Bloomington
Roshan A. Thekiniath Naperville
Rohan Upadhyay Wheaton
Tejo N. Velagapudi Bolingbrook
Sydney G. Wang Lake Bluff
Kara J. Warcup Geneva
Nicole E. Wolff Riverside
Brandon A. Young-Eleazar Lombard
Grace G. Yue Des Plaines